Tag: Vector Control Services

Advisory from the Vector Control Services

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 20, 2020

Advisory from the Vector Control Services Ministry of Public Health Residents are hereby notified that there will be a fogging ... Read More

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 15, 2019

─ media sensitised on preventative campaign efforts ─ Guyana, one of two countries in Americas to eliminate filaria by 2020 ... Read More

Bartica Vector Control Services Unit refurbished

Bartica Vector Control Services Unit refurbished

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 4, 2019

– now able to provide better services ─ facilitating monitoring and evaluation DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 4, 2019 The Vector ... Read More

Public Health Ministry adopts new drug in fight to eliminate filaria

Public Health Ministry adopts new drug in fight to eliminate filaria

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 8, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 8, 2018 The Ministry of Public Health is to add a third medication to two pills ... Read More

Vector Control Services roll out second Schools’ Language & Arts competition

Vector Control Services roll out second Schools’ Language & Arts competition

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 11, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 For the next two months, children between the ages of six to seventeen (6-17), ... Read More

Stakeholders urged to intensify awareness of NIDs campaigns

Stakeholders urged to intensify awareness of NIDs campaigns

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 27, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Stakeholders in the health sector met today for a one-day workshop at the Herdmanston ... Read More

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 8, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Another year is here and the Neglected Infectious Diseases section of the Vector Control ... Read More

Ministry of Public Health aims to eliminate ‘filaria’ by 2022

Ministry of Public Health aims to eliminate ‘filaria’ by 2022

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 30, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Monday, January 30, 2017 The Ministry of Public Health will be working to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis commonly known ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.